Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of February 15, 1961

      WABC Swingin’ Sound Survey for Week of February 15, 1961     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. There’s a Moon Out Tonight -                                 
                            The Capris (Old Town)  *3 weeks #1*  1
  2. Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King (Atco)                         4
  3. Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                        7
  4. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (Scepter)         2
  5. Shop Around - The Miracles (Tamla)                          5
  6. Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                3
  7. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                              6
  8. Please Love Me Forever -                                     
                            Cathy Jean & the Roommates (Valmor) 10
  9. All In My Mind - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                       8
 10. Good Time Baby - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                      13
 11. Baby Sittin’ Boogie - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)             15
 12. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis (MGM)                  16
 13. You Can Have Her - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                     19
 14. Angel Baby - Rosie & the Originals (Highland)               9
 15. Wheels - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                      17
 16. Once In Awhile - The Chimes (Tag)                          11
 17. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                   12
 18. Surrender - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                     --
 19. At Last - Etta James (Argo)                                22
 20. Utopia - Frank Gari (Crusade)                              21
 21. Baby Oh Baby - The Shells (Johnson)                        20
 22. Emotions - Brenda Lee (Decca)                              18
 23. I Count the Tears - The Drifters (Atlantic)                14
 24. Think Twice - Brook Benton (Mercury)                       67
 25. I Don’t Want to Cry - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                 24
 26. Apache - Jorgen Ingmann & his Guitar (Atco)                39
 27. The Touchables - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                   49
 28. Them That Got - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                28
 29. Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)    46
 30. The Magnificent Seven - Al Caiola (United Artists)         27
 31. Once Upon a Time - Rochell & the Candles (Swingin’)        --
 32. The Story of My Love - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           23
 33. Dedicated to the One I Love - The Shirelles (Scepter)      37
 34. There She Goes - Jerry Wallace (Challenge)                 29
 35. Asia Minor - Kokomo (Felsted)                              34
 36. Wings of a Dove - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)                   30
 37. Lazy River - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            60
 38. Bye Bye Baby - Mary Wells (Motown)                         54
 39. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)      --
 40. Ain’t That Just Like a Woman - Fats Domino (Imperial)      32
 41. Wait a Minute - The Coasters (Atco)                        45
 42. Ebony Eyes - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)         33
 43. In Jerusalem - Jane Morgan (Kapp)                          51
 44. (Ghost) Riders In the Sky - The Ramrods (Amy)              41
 45. Wonderland By Night - Bert Kaempfert (Decca)               25
 46. Are You Lonesome To-night? - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)    38
 47. Theme from Tunes of Glory -                                  
                           Cambridge Strings & Singers (London) 52
 48. Help Me - The Twilighters (Ricki)                          55
 49. Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                          26
 50. Corinna, Corinna - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                    31
 51. Marie, Marie - Roger Williams (Kapp)                       40
 52. The Watusi - The Vibrations (Checker)                      --
 53. If I Didn’t Care - The Platters (Mercury)                  53
 54. The Age for Love - Jimmy Charles (Promo)                   --
 55. Untouchable - Tony Middleton (Alto)                        --
 56. The Nightingale Who Sang Off Key - Eileen Rodgers (Kapp)   --
 57. Mo Jo Hand - Lightnin’ Hopkins (Fire)                      --
 58. Cowboy Jimmy Joe (Die Sterne der Prarie) - Lolita (Kapp)   57
 59. Don’t Believe Him, Donna - Lenny Miles (Scepter)           65
 60. Trouble In Mind - Nina Simone (Colpix)                     --
 61. What a Price - Fats Domino (Imperial)                      --
 62. “Pepe” - Duane Eddy (Jamie)                                36
 63. Dance By the Light of the Moon - The Olympics (Arvee)      44
 64. We Belong Together - The Belmonts (Laurie)                 --
 65. The Hoochi Coochi Coo -                                      
                          Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (King) 48
 66. Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White -                        
                           Jerry Murad’s Harmonicats (Columbia) 69
 67. Chills and Fever - Ronnie Love & his Orchestra (Dot)       --
 68. Muskrat Ramble - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                      61
 69. Stayin’ In - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                           --
 70. Little Miss Stuckup - The Playmates (Roulette)             --

“THE SOARIN’ SEVEN SINGLES”
  1. California Sun - Joe Jones (Roulette)                        
  2. My Own True Love (Tara’s Theme) - Felix Slatkin (Liberty)    
  3. Baby Blue - The Echoes (SRG)                                 
  4. Tonight I Fell In Love - The Tokens (Warwick)                
  5. Take All the Kisses - Connie & the Cones (Roulette)          
  6. Tell Me That You Love Me - Marv Johnson (United Artists)     
  7. Blue Moon - The Marcels (Colpix)                             

“77 SOUND SLEEPER”
     Star-Crossed Lovers - Eddy & Teddy (Maia)                    

“BIG 7 LPs”
  1. G.I. Blues - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                      
  2. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                               
  3. Exodus - Original Soundtrack (RCA Victor)                    
  4. Great Motion Picture Themes - Various Artists (UA)           
  5. Tonight’s the Night - The Shirelles (Scepter)                
  6. Sinatra’s Swingin’ Session!!! - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)      
  7. Bobby’s Biggest Hits - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                  

“SURE-SHOT 7 LPs”
  1. Sailor, Sailor - Lolita (Kapp)                               
  2. Happy Times! Sing Along with Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia) 
  3. Along With Dion - Dion (Laurie)                              
  4. Two of a Kind - Bobby Darin (Atco)                           
  5. Make Way! - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                      
  6. The Roaring 20s - Enoch Light (Grand Award)                  
  7. Best of the Crests - The Crests (Coed)                       

THE 7-70 SWINGIN’ SOUND SURVEY is compiled each 
week by WABC, New York, and is based on an accurate 
unbiased account of record sales gathered from leading 
retail outlets in the New York Metropolitan Area.

 

NOTE: This is a text-only survey. The song titles and artists shown above are presented exactly as they are shown on the printed survey. Any typos, spelling errors and/or other anomalies are as they appear on the printed sheet.

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